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We have partnered with Foursquare!
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Visit our new fan page on Foursquare! Millions of consumers turn to Foursquare every day to help them explore their world. Better yet, Foursquare actually rewards users to be engaged with businesses locally and as they travel. In 2010 alone, Foursquare accounted for 382 million check-ins — in every country across the globe (and in space!). Become part of the revolution, follow us at

Cambodia launches gay campaign
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Cambodian tourism businesses have launched a colorful, global campaign, Adore Cambodia!, to let GLBT travelers know they are especially welcome in the Kingdom of Wonders. With the spread of ultra-cheap flights from regional hubs like... More

IGLTA in Philadelphia
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Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., welcomes IGLTA members and guests in the travel industry for a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. March 1. Join IGLTA Board Member Jeff Guaracino of the GPTMC, IGLTA Membership Development Manager Aaron Riggins and Media Relations Manager LoAnn Halden for networking at SoleFood Lounge in the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Two drinks and light hors d'oeuvres included. Click here to RSVP.

UK to consult on legalizing same-sex marriage
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Britain has moved closer to allowing gay partners to marry, saying it would end a ban on the celebration of same-sex unions in religious premises and consult on legalizing same-sex marriage. The government said lifting the ban in England... More

Member benefits
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Check out our upcoming brochure distribution and booth share opportunities open only to IGLTA members:

FITUR 2011 draws more than 209,000 visitors
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The 31st edition of the International Tourism Trade Fair closed 23 January, confirming the trend toward recovery in the industry and with results in line with the data on growth provided by the World Tourism Organization, which in... More

Hawaii eyes gay ceremonies after civil unions pass
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For years, the Rev. Fay Hovey has held romantic ceremonies on the sand for gay partners who want to pledge their love in Hawaii. The couples take photos and memories with them, but they lack a legal and binding recognition of their... More

Call for silent auction items
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We have begun to accept donations for our popular silent auction, which will take place during our annual global convention, 10-15 May in Fort Lauderdale. Each donor will be listed on our website with their company logo next to the auction item to increase interest ahead of the convention. This is a great opportunity for members to get more exposure and visibility leading up to the convention. We encourage all members to donate what they can to help make this year's convention a worthwhile event for all. For information please contact Deven Chism at To donate, please complete the Auction Donation form.

Call for board nominees
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Are you interested in serving on IGLTA's Board of Directors? We have opened the application process for this year's board. Please download the Call for Nominations form and Letter of Intent. Make a note of deadlines and dates — a failure to do so may eliminate your eligibility to run for the position.

11 March: Nomination cut-off date — Please note: All nominating materials including the letter of intent must be received by IGLTA headquarters NO LATER than this date!

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Upcoming Symposia/
FAM Trips

7-11 March
Gold Coast, Australia

Ongoing Member Specials

Avis Car Rental
Special rate with IGLTA AWD# B450300

The GEM Hotel
New York

15 percent off

Hyatt Hotels
10 percent off with Corporate ID CR05661

Kimpton Hotels
10 percent off with
Rate Code GLT

Millennium Hotels
15 percent off
with this link

Also, don't forget to use IGLTA's Business ExtrAA number, 751626, when flying on American Airlines.

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